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KATY (Covering Katy News) – The Olga Leonard Elementary School Leopards showcased their spots during Thursday's dedication ceremony of the Katy Independent School District’s newest campus. The resonating beats of the fifth-grade drumline were the perfect touch to kick off the event.

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KATY, HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Faith West Academy is hosting an open house on Saturday, January 25 at 11 a.m. Private tours will be provided to those who attend. Administrators and faculty will also be available.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - Applications are now being accepted for two $1,500 Stepping into the Future scholarships for 2020 Katy Independent School District graduating seniors. Dr. James M. Jacobs is providing the scholarships.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - All three incumbents on the Katy Independent School District Board of Trustees whose terms are expiring are running for re-election, and one of them has drawn an opponent on the first day of the filing period.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – The impact of social media in our world is growing daily, especially among students. Katy Independent School District’s Legacy Parent Academy is providing an educational session titled This Force They Call Social Media. The session will help parents learn ways to …

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A state judge Wednesday evening immediately blocked Texas from taking over the Houston Independent School District until she issues a final ruling on the case, complicating the state's plan to oust the district's school board by March.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) -  KEYS, Keep Encouraging Youth toward Success, is the Katy ISD mentor program. The group will host its annual Men Who Mentor Breakfast, Friday, January 31, 7:30-9:00 a.m. at the Katy ISD Legacy Stadium community room.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - The Katy Independent School District is now accepting nominations for the naming of Elementary 43, located at 6631 S. Greenwood Orchard Drive in the Elyson subdivision.  Deadline for submission is January 10, 2020.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) -The Katy ISD Board of Trustees approved the recommended Instructional Calendars for the 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 school years at Monday night's meeting.

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KATY (Covering Katy News)  - Parents of Katy ISD fifth-graders, who will be attending junior high in 2020-2021 are invited to learn more about the KAP (previously known as Pre-AP) and AP program. Three educational sessions will be held on Thursday, January 16 at the Education Support Complex…

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KATY, HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) –  Katy ISD’s Bear Creek Elementary can continue a school goal of building a community of lifelong readers, thanks to the support of the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation. My Home Library book distribution event. Through a second year of assist…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - Katy Independent School District Police Department hosted the Santa Cops Holiday Toy Drive for the 17th year in a row.  The annual fundraiser benefits Katy ISD students identified by campuses as in need of assistance this holiday season. Many students will have a …

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - Katy ISD is now accepting nominations for the naming of Elementary 43, which is located at 6631 S. Greenwood Orchard Drive in the Elyson subdivision.  Deadline for submission is January 10, 2020.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – The Katy Independent School district is nearly 80% built-out, but there are still tens of thousands of students who will be going to Katy schools over the next decade according to a demographer's presentation on Monday night.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – The Katy Independent School District Board of Trustees are adding more cameras to monitor the inside and outside of school buses, and they've hired a private contractor to address a perpetual shortage of bus drivers.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) –  As the holiday break approaches, Katy ISD employees will receive another pay increase to cap off a year of raises, that have resulted in 6% payroll growth for all staff— a move that was approved by District Trustees at their June 2019 Board meeting. 

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VICTORIA/KATY (Covering Katy News) - When Kira Mudd realized how many donations the University of Houston-Victoria received Dec. 3 during its fourth annual Giving Tuesday campaign, she could hardly believe it. UHV has a campus in Katy near the intersection of Texas 99 and the Katy Freeway. 

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ROSENBERG (Covering Katy News) - Lamar Consolidated Independent School District Chief of Staff Mike Rockwood is one of the two recipients of the 2020 Johnny L. Veselka Scholarship, which is awarded each year to outstanding doctoral students pursuing careers in educational leadership, especia…

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) - U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education Scott Stump recently toured the Houston Community College Alief Hayes campus. The visit was the result of an invitation by Texas Board of Education Chair Donna Bahorich who encouraged Stump to visit Alief ISD, and all its p…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - Mayde Creek High School Social Studies Instructional Coach, Celaina Huckeba, was selected as a 2019 Emerging Leader by ASCD, a mission-driven nonprofit dedicated to empowering educators to achieve excellence in learning, teaching, and leading.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – WoodCreek Junior High School recently participated in the Pennies for Patients program and raised more than $8,600 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Over four days, the Katy Independent School District campus rallied behind the cause, helped promote community…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - More Katy Independent School District students are enrolling in advanced placement courses than previous years, and they are getting higher scores. Now, the College Board is honoring the Katy school district for those accomplishments. 

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CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News) - The hard work of many Katy Independent School District teachers will now be etched into Katy ISD’s historical legacy, as well as on commemorative bricks found at Katy Heritage Park.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - As we celebrate Thanksgiving, Taylor High School is also celebrating its 40th birthday. The school opened its doors following Thanksgiving break on Nov. 26, 1979.

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KATY/VICTORIA (Covering Katy News) - Students interested in learning about the business and administration side of sports can start working toward a graduate degree next spring through the University of Houston-Victoria School of Education, Health Professions & Human Development’s new Ma…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - Kelley Martinez of Katy was cooking dinner when she got the letter telling her that she was going to receive an honor for her hard work as a graduate student at the University of Houston-Victoria, but it didn’t look like much when she got it.

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CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News) - Katy Heritage Society, Modern Pest Control and Venus Construction have all come together to celebrate and honor the dedication and leadership of the Katy School District's teachers of the year. 

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - Have you ever witnessed an artist creating a masterpiece live? Recently, 21 Katy ISD high school AP/Advanced art students created "real-time" paintings throughout Willow Fork Park.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - Three Katy ISD students have been cast in the Houston Repertoire Ballet's 21st annual performance of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker. This fall, auditions were held at the Ballet Center of Houston for roles in the production. The following Katy ISD students have been…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - The Stockdick Junior High School band has been selected to perform at the Music for All national festival in Indianapolis and is seeking donations to help pay travel costs. This is only the second time that a Katy ISD junior high school has been selected to perfor…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – Katy High School’s Tiger Prairie won the 2019 Science Teachers Association of Texas Innovation Award. The award will allow the Tiger Prairie to be one of four projects featured at the Conference for the Advancement of Science Teaching presented by STAT.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – Katy Independent School District Taylor High School Chemistry and Forensics teacher, Tabitha Vu, recently received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. 

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – Katy ISD’s central office held its first ever food drive this year. Administrative and support staff collected over 10,000 cans and boxes of food and 21 turkeys that have since been donated to Katy Christian Ministries, where food and supplies are essential to hel…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – Katy Independent School District Associate Principal, Valerie Murawka, was recently nominated for the Simon Youth Foundation Administrator of the Year award. Murawka, Associate Principal at Raines High School, believes that every student success story and graduati…